Youth Care Worker Intern Job Description

Choose to DO, Inc. is a nonprofit that provides mental health resources to predominantly black teens under resourced. The Youth Care Worker Intern runs programs, manages volunteers and community projects. The Youth Care Worker Intern runs programs, manages volunteers and community projects.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a relationship with youth, based on respect and trust, ensuring they have a safe place to develop their identity and place in society.
  • Work in partnership with professionals from other organizations involved with young people in social care, health, education etc. in order to build a strong support network.
  • Work with the Planning & Programs Coordinator and the Youth Program Coordinator to identify and pursue resources to improve programs for youth.
  • Worth with the Youth Program Coordinator to set up and run programs, manage volunteers during programs and community projects.
  • Recruit, train and manage volunteers to encourage greater social inclusion.
  • Evaluate volunteers and submit reports.

Qualifications

  • A strong commitment to BIPOC teens 13 - 19 years old and an understanding of the factors affecting their lives.
  • The ability to act with integrity in times of stress.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Patience, tolerance and flexibility
  • Organized, resourceful and a great communicator.

Specifics

  • 10+ hours a week
  • Unpaid
  • Remote and/or working in person in Houston, TX.
  • Offer professional development, community service, and networking opportunities.